Protecting the Privacy of Reproductive Health Information Post-Dobbs (On-Demand Webinar)

Date: 05/31/23

Overview: In this webinar, speakers discuss the heightened privacy concerns surrounding reproductive health information in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision, various actions to protect privacy that have been taken in response to the decision, and potential future actions. Speakers cover HHS guidance on HIPAA protections for reproductive health information, continuing concerns that health care providers and patients are experiencing with respect to the potential that their health information could be used against them, actions that some health apps have taken to enhance privacy protections, and rulemaking to amend HIPAA to better safeguard this information.

Speaker Information:

Melanie Fontes Rainer, Director, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights

Marya Torrez, Senior Director, Public Policy & Government Affairs, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Valerie Breslin Montague, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP

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